The release of five Sun Fire[tm] servers with the new UltraSPARC[R] IV+ processors  tops this week's Sun News along with announcements targeting the Asia Pacific region, including major alliances and new customer wins ; a Sun[sm] Services Quality Institute opening in Singapore ; and the Indonesia Ministry of Research and Technology's use of the Sun Java[tm] Desktop System as a model for its nationwide standard solution .
Sun's "Sustainable Computing" is garnering attention as Sun Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy challenged leading U.S. CEOs to seriouslyevaluate their business strategies . Learn more about the principles behind this push for global sustainability  in the Features section, which also contains an interview with the father of the Throughput Computing Paradigm ; a look at grid and utility computing ; and a Customer Data Warehouse solution that improved data latency from 42 days to just one for Egg plc .
Software releases covered include the Sun[tm] Cluster Geographic Edition 3.1 ; Sun[tm] Secure Global Desktop ; Sun N1[tm] System Manager  and the upcoming StarOffice[tm]/StarSuite[tm] 8 .
A free download and free software are detailed in the Sun Java System section with the Sun Java[tm] Studio Creator 2 Early Access 2 release  and FatWire Spark Portal Content Management , respectively.
The fourth edition of "The Java[tm] Programming Language" guide includes information on the Java[tm] SE 5.0 and current best practices . Read about Become.com's Java technology web crawler  and how to secure Java[tm] EE applications .
Information on using the OpenSolaris source code browser  and maximizing Sun's new collaborative development capabilities  are just part of the Developer's Section.
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